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Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. During his tenure, he was the editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
Dell is hoping to disrupt the blade server market with its second attempt at selling blade servers.
News.com's Declan McCullagh doesn't give either presidential hopeful much chance of accomplishing any important tech-related legislation:...
A new version of the Bagle mass-mailing worm tries to disable defenses on destination PCs. It appears appears as an e-mail message with a smiley face.
Cunard Line's Queen Mary 2, which embarked on its first trans-Atlantic voyage in January, has four 260-ton propulsion pods equipped with vibration sensors intended to detect leakage in the seals. That's not exactly unheard-of in this day and age.
When Microsoft launched its Windows Genuine Advantage pilot program back in September, it was hoping 20,000 customers would opt into the voluntary program that lets the software maker check to see if they are running licensed copies of the operating system. But as Microsoft Watch reports, a little over a month later, 828,000 customers had opted in.
News.com provides a scorecard on how the Republicans and Democrat vote on key technology issues.
Robert Graham, the chief scientist of security company Internet Security Systems, believes 2004 could prove to be a watershed year for hacking. In a recent interview with CNET Asia, he discusses how both the pattern of hacker attacks, and the motives behind the attacks are pointing to the emergence of a new class of professional hackers.
Despite clearing the last regulatory hurdle in its bid to takeover PeopleSoft, some are beginning to wonder if the deal makes any sense for Oracle. Lisa DiCarlo, a senior editor with Forbes.
The 2004 Identity Management Survey, commissioned by EDS and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), found that consumers, rather than technology, are the source of many cybersecurity problems.Among the findings: 70 percent of consumers will share information, such as their name, address, postal code, phone number, account number or give the answer to a security question to an unsolicited call or email.